Jim Klock (Scream Queens) is set to direct and star in the horror pic 6:66 P.M. Chad Ridgely, Autumn Federici, Michael Buonomo and Scott Burkhardt also star in the film about a reality TV crew’s staged investigation into the paranormal that becomes terrifyingly real. When the house they’re exploring turns out to be haunted by the ghost of a serial killer, each crew member fights to stay alive and — more important — make their reality show a hit at any cost. Tommy McLaughlin and Chad Ridgely wrote 6:66 P.M., which is being produced by Full Auto Films and Code 3 Films and is set for release next year. Along with playing Detective Chisolm on Scream Queens, Klock’s TV credits include Nashville, True Detective, The Astronaut Wives Club and the upcoming Quarry. He next appears in the features River Guard and The Whole Truth.
Lil Rel Howery (The Carmichael Show) has joined the cast of Get Out, the horror thriller from writer-directer Jordan Peele of Key & Peele fame. Plot details are under wraps, but the pic centers on a young African-American man who visits his white girlfriend’s family estate. Catherine Keener, Allison Williams and Daniel Kaluuya also star in the film from QC Entertainment and Blumhouse Productions. No details on Howery’s character. Along with his regular role as Jerrod Carmichael’s brother Bobby on NBC’s The Charmichael Show, Howery’s credits include Friends Of The People, his Comedy Central stand-up special Lil Rel: RELevant, animated series The Lucas Bros Moving Co. and Last Comic Standing, on which he was a semi-finalist. Howery is repped by APA, 3 Arts Entertainment and Cohen & Gardner.